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North Carolina


Duke University, J.D., magna cum laude, 2006; Editor-in-Chief, Duke Law Journal, 2005-06

Pomona College, B.A., 1997


Adam Doerr advocates for companies and individuals involved in significant business disputes, including financial services litigation, class actions, shareholder and corporate governance disputes, and appeals in state and federal courts. He also frequently handles cases alleging fraud, misrepresentation, and unfair and deceptive trade practices, including the complex litigation that arises following the collapse of pyramid and Ponzi schemes.

Adam litigates in state and federal courts in North Carolina and across the country. He also represents parties involved in litigation that spans multiple forums and jurisdictions, such as multidistrict litigation and simultaneous cases in state and federal court.

Adam co-chairs the firm's Class Actions and Appeals practice groups, and he serves as a member of the state Appellate Rules Committee.

Honors & Awards


  • Law Clerk, The Honorable Stanley Marcus, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 2006-07



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Professional Affiliations

  • North Carolina Bar Association Appellate Rules Committee Member, 2015-present
  • North Carolina Bar Association Constitutional Rights & Responsibilities Section, Council Member, 2016-18
  • Mecklenburg County Bar, Diversity & Inclusion Committee, 2016-present; Vice Chair, 2018-19; Chair, 2019-20; Co-Chair, 2020-21
  • Charlotte Legal Diversity Clerkship, Co-Chair, 2017-18

Community Affiliations

  • Sustain Charlotte, Board of Directors, 2014-20
  • Leadership Charlotte, Class 39
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